herself. >> i wish my grandparents were still living. >> i am the granddaughter -- >> this was signed so that we can have freedom right now. >> we were going to get up early this morning. >> unlike the constitution and the declaration of independence the emancipation proclamation was written on poor quality paper. over time, exposure to light have damage did enforced curators to limit how often it is displayed. >> it is such an important document. a document about human freedom. >> curators rotate the five pages displayed. at this exhibit, at pages 1, 3, and for our facsimiles.